WU 175 Day of Service

Students, alumni, and staff of Willamette were out in full force last Saturday, March 11th, for the WU 175 Day of Service and Social Pow wow. With 11 different service trips available, many of which filled up, those who volunteered were able to impact the community in a variety of ways, from cleaning up the … Continue reading WU 175 Day of Service

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Service Saturday 2/11 Recap: Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary

This past Saturday, a group of Willamette students volunteered at Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary, an organization that is dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating farm animals that have experienced abuse. They have a variety of animals that they are currently taking care of, from a group of pigs to a flock of geese to Helen the bison. … Continue reading Service Saturday 2/11 Recap: Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary

January 20th Service Recap: MLK Into The Streets

This past Friday, 165 Willamette students chose to spend their afternoons participating in service events across the Salem community, as a means of showing resistance to structural oppression. Groups of students volunteered at 13 organizations for 3 hours, which means that, all together, they contributed a total of 495 hours of service. Two organizations that … Continue reading January 20th Service Recap: MLK Into The Streets

Taku, Daisho, and Chihana: A Recap Of Their Time With The CSL Office

We work in Community Service Learning especially for two working: first we made some plan as a Community Service Learning coordinator and second we are trying to be bridge between Community Service Learning  and American Studies Program because we know about CSL’s activity and great point, also we want to give opportunity that they can … Continue reading Taku, Daisho, and Chihana: A Recap Of Their Time With The CSL Office

Oct. 29th Service Saturday Recap: Salem City Parks

Student volunteers started their day with a trip to Salem’s Royal Oaks park. We teamed up with Salem City Parks Department to help maintain the park, work that ensures a safe and enjoyable place for local kids to spend time outdoors. We met up with a Salem city parks employee and he directed us to … Continue reading Oct. 29th Service Saturday Recap: Salem City Parks

Olivia Orosco, Class of 2019: Student on Campus Job Spotlight

I work in the Office of Community Service Learning in two capacities; first as a general coordinator and second as the head of Language in Motion (LiM is a program that allows students with international experience to share their culture and language knowledge with students in the Salem-Keizer School District.) My duties as CSL coordinator … Continue reading Olivia Orosco, Class of 2019: Student on Campus Job Spotlight

Marshall Curry ’13 Blog Series, Post 1: GET OUT AND VOTE!

As I watch the 2nd presidential debate, I want to take a moment and suggest something to folks who are busy studying at Willamette. My experience at WU and after graduating, showed me that choosing to build relationship with people different from myself, was just as important as my choice to improve my own individual … Continue reading Marshall Curry ’13 Blog Series, Post 1: GET OUT AND VOTE!